Haemogregarina


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Haemogregarina

(hē'mō-greg'ă-rī'nă),
A sporozoan coccidian genus (order Eucoccidiida, family Haemogregarinidae) that parasitizes the blood cells of cold-blooded animals and the digestive system of invertebrate primary hosts in an obligatory two-host cycle.
[G. haima, blood, + L. grex, a flock]
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Redescription of Haemogregarina garnhami (Apicomplexa: Adeleorina) from the blood of Psammophis schokari (Serpentes: Colubridae) as Hepatozoon garnhami n.
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Intraerythrocytic gametocytes of an undetermined species of the protozoan genus Haemogregarina were found in the blood of all four turtle species (Table 1).
In Nigeria, according to the investigations carried out by Babero and Okpala (1962), Akinboade (1981), and Wekhe and Olayinka (1999), Eimeria oocysts were the most prevalent (68.7 %) protozoan parasites, followed by Plasmodium and Haemogregarina species.
Prevalence and intensity of Haemogregarina balli in three turtle species from Ontario, with observations on intraerythrocitic development.
Occurrence of Haemogregarina bigemina (Protozoan: Apicomplexa) in Blennius pholis (Pisces: Blenniidae) along the Portuguese west coast.
Merogonic development of Haemogregarina balli (Apicomplexa: Adeleina: Haemogregarinidae) in the leech Placobdella ornata (Glossiphoniidae), its transmission to a chelonian intermediate host and phylogenetic implications.